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Monday, October 27 2014

The Church: Further/Deeper

An album that moves the band onward and upward, further and deeper – a journey begun a long time ago in a 1980s galaxy far, far away.


Wednesday, October 22 2014

The Voyage Impulse in the Music of Sting

No matter what hat he wears as an artist, the impulse to voyage beyond defines Sting, as do the impulses that compel him to stay.


Julian Casablancas + The Voidz: Tyranny

Julian Casablancas + The Voidz get weird on Tyranny, but weird doesn't automatically mean quality.


Thursday, October 16 2014

Billy Thermal: Billy Thermal

A long-shelved power pop gem gets its chance to shine.


Friday, October 3 2014

Cabaret Voltaire: #7885 (Technopunk to Electropop 1978-1985)

For the first time, both sides of the post-punk/industrial/techno pioneers are collected in one place.


Monday, May 12 2014

Wet Leather - “Secret Preference” (audio) (Premiere)

"Secret Preference" is all big boom-clap drums, silky falsetto, and funk bass.


Sunday, October 30 2011

Jupe Jupe: Reduction in Drag

Seattle’s Jupe Jupe delivers a rousing sophomore disc, which clears up the confused identity of its debut.


Thursday, September 15 2011

The Motels: Apocalypso

As far as lost albums go, Apocalypso may not exactly be Smile, but it ain’t no Chinese Democracy, either.


Monday, June 13 2011

Colin Hay: The PopMatters Video Interview

The former Men at Work frontman sits down with PopMatters to talk about the passing of his father, adding humor to dramatic songs, and how he wish he got rid of that fluteline all those years ago ...


Monday, March 28 2011

Hotels: On the Casino Floor

Imagine if the Smiths collided with OK Computer-era Radiohead on the set of a spaghetti western, and you’ll get an idea of the cinematic scope that Hotels is shooting for.


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Hurts: Happiness (Reviews) [7.Sep.10]
Little Dragon: Machine Dreams (Reviews) [14.Mar.10]
Nouvelle Vague: 29.January.2010 - Chicago (Notes from the Road) [3.Feb.10]
New Order: Live in Glasgow (Reviews) [26.Jun.08]
Helena: Fraise Vanille (Capsule Reviews) [19.Mar.08]
Chica and the Folder: Under the Balcony (Capsule Reviews) [16.Dec.07]
Circo: Cursi (Capsule Reviews) [3.Oct.07]
Against Me!: New Wave (Reviews) [24.Jul.07]
Interpol: Our Love to Admire (Reviews) [9.Jul.07]
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